North Kingstown, Rhode Island, April 11, 2012 – Fujifilm Electronic Materials has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2011. Fujifilm Electronic Materials is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with formulated chemicals, developers, precursors, slurries and advanced photoresists, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
“Fujifilm Electronic Materials is delighted and honored to be recognized as a 2011 PQS award winner,” said Takashi Iwasaki, president and chief executive officer, Fujifilm Electronic Materials. “We consistently strive to deliver excellence in service, technology and manufacturing. To receive this award by a company such as Intel, tells us that our investment and collaboration in technical talent and equipment ensures optimal quality to meet exemplary customer standards.”
“Intel is pleased to honor Fujifilm Electronic Materials with the prestigious PQS award for their ability to deliver new supply lines in precursors, lithography and wet chemicals,” said Tim Hendry, vice president and director of Fab Materials Operation, Intel Corporation. “Fujifilm has demonstrated excellent supply chain management across this broad range of products, consistently delivering materials with world class quality performance and has shown excellent management commitment to supporting Intel materials ramp requirements.”
The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, technology, environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://intel.com/go/quality.
A celebration to honor PQS award winners will be held in Santa Clara. In addition, there will be an announcement on Intel’s website at http://intel.com/.
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation with offices in Japan, the United States and Belgium, and several manufacturing and R&D facilities located worldwide. The company supplies advanced technology, chemistry and delivery equipment such as photoresists, cleaners and CMP slurries to the semiconductor and flat panel display fabrication market. For more information, visit www.fujifilm-ffem.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 16 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2010, and in the year ended March 31, 2011, had global revenues of $25.8 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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